SSI Specialty Programs


SSI’s advanced training programs are a menu of Specialties to prepare you for your next diving adventure! Specialty programs are a great way to improve your current skills and learn new ones. When you complete a certain number of logged dives and Specialty programs you will earn and automatically receive the recognition cards: Specialty DiverAdvanced Open Water Diver and Master Diver – one of the most elite ratings in diving today.

You must complete 2 Specialty programs and have completed a total of 12 dives
You must complete 4 specialty programs and have completed a total of 24 dives
Reach the Master Diver Rating by completing the Diver Stress & Rescue Program
To reach the Master Diver Rating you must complete 4 specialty courses, Diver Stress and Rescue, and have completed 50 dives
Take your Dive to the next level

Regardless of your end goal, the best pathway to achieve this training is the Divemaster Bundle, which includes Enriched Air Nitrox, Deep Diving, Navigation, Night and Limited Visibility, Science of Diving, Diver Stress & Rescue, React Right and Dive Guide.

Whether your interest is to lead divers, assist instructors or even make a career out of diving, the first step is Divemaster. If your interest goes beyond recreational scuba, SSI offers a variety of other professional training options such as Extended Range or Freediving. Your only limit is your ambition!


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Perfect Buoyancy

Glide through the ocean effortlessly, extend your dive time, reduce your air consumption and more with the SSI Perfect Buoyancy specialty. No matter what your diving interest, having perfect buoyancy is the key to success. Start this essential specialty course now!

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Deep Diving

Are you ready to become a deep diver and explore deeper wrecks, coral-encrusted walls, reefs and more? Many exciting dive sites lie in deep waters and the SSI Deep Diving Specialty will teach you how to get there – safely and with confidence. You will learn how to plan and conduct dives to between 18 and 40 meters deep and earn your SSI Deep Diving Specialty certification.

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Stress & Rescue

Diver stress is a major cause of diving accidents, but it can easily be prevented and resolved. Join the SSI Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty program and learn how to help yourself and other divers stay safe. Earn this essential specialty certification today!

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